Posted by Cassidy on Monday, August 26, 2013 at 11:38am.
5/2t - t = 3 + 3/2t
I'm having a hard time to solve this problem >.<
- 8th Grade Math - Anon, Monday, August 26, 2013 at 12:27pm
cancel out the denominator by multiplying by greatest common factor so 2.
so now equation is 5t-2t=6+3t
then solve. 3t=6+3t
you should get no solution
- 8th Grade Math - Cassidy, Monday, August 26, 2013 at 1:10pm
I don't understand....
- 8th Grade Math - PsyDAG, Monday, August 26, 2013 at 1:12pm
Anon failed to notice that t is also in the denominator.
Multiply both sides by 2t.
5 - 2t^2 = 6t + 3
Combine like terms.
2 - 2t^2 -6t = 0
Multiply by -1.
2t^2 + 6t - 2 = 0
I also get no solution, but at least my equation is correct.
- 8th Grade Math - Ms. Sue, Monday, August 26, 2013 at 1:13pm
Anon is correct.
When we subtract 3t from both sides of the equation, we no longer have an equation. 0 = t is meaningless; therefore this problem has no solution.
Answer This Question
More Related Questions
- Math: Mean, Median, Mode, Range & Finding the devi - What is deviation? And what...
- Basic Algebra - I am having a hard time trying to figure out this problem, if ...
- 8th grade - I am having trouble with these kinds of problems and I ask my ...
- calculus/finite - I am taking an online finite math class, so I dont have an ...
- Pre-algebra - So i am having a hard time with special right triangles and wanted...
- 8th grade math - I have no idea how to solve this problem. Can someone help me...
- Math - I have to make up a story problem that divides 4/5 by 2/5 .... I'm having...
- 8th Grade Math - Can somebody help me solve this problem? Simplify and evaluate ...
- 8th grade pre algebra - i am having trouble with solving inequalitys... how do ...
- 8th grade Math - Hi I need help with my math problem. It is: Name the function ...